Estimator, New York, NY


Apply technical knowledge of building and engineering principles and methodologies to prepare time, cost and labor estimates.  Prepare cost summaries for construction projects.  Analyze bids and consulting with subcontractors and vendors of needed materials to formulate estimates for the construction projects and to resolve any issues related to these projects.  Issue comprehensive bid packages and solicit bids from approved subcontractors. Undertake relevant feasibility studies, value engineering and life-cycle costing utilizing scientific principles and methods. Conduct analysis of architects’ drawings, blueprints and specifications.  Visit construction sites to gather information on topography, drainage and access to utilities and services.  Perform quantity surveys to determine the amount of labor and materials required for the projects, i.e., estimates of dimensions, unit numbers, equipment needs and crew size. Advise client and design team of cost implications of various design proposals. Perform settlement and close-out of all subcontract accounts upon project completion.



Bachelor’s degree in Quantity Surveying, Construction Management, or Civil Engineering;

2 years of experience as Assistant Quantity Surveyor or Assistant or Junior Estimator;

2 years of experience analyzing drawings, blueprints and plans using AutoCAD, and preparing bids for projects using Excel and Project;

2 years of experience performing quantity take-offs, preparing time, cost and labor estimates using Excel, and performing cost control.


Please mail resume & cover letter to: J.T. Magen & Co., 44 West 28th Street, 11/F, New York, NY 10001. Ref: EST-NY-3.